Re: Backing up Vista and XP to the same disk
Try creating 2 partitions on that drive...one for the XP backup another for
the Vista backup
"mike843536" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have an external hard disk which I plan to use to back up both my work
> and home (Vista) systems.
> The XP backup went fine (to a .bkf file) but when I try to do a Vista
> Complete PC Backup I get a message saying "The backup could take up to
> of disk space. Because a previous backup exists, all of this space might
> be required, and only the differences will be saved." The date given for
> most recent backup on the disk is the date of my XP backup.
> I don't want to try to recover from a failed drive months down the line
> discover that either the Vista backup has overwritten the XP backup or
> they have become somehow mixed together and that neither works... Is it
> possible for the two backups to live happily on the same disk?